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1998 Parliamentary elections

Date: 3 October 1998
Number of registered voters: 1,383,661
Turnout: 71.00%
Votes: Total Cast 982,400; Valid 955,581

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PARTY/GROUPING VOTES VOTES SEATS % SEATS
TP - Popular Party - Tautas partija 203585 21.3 24 24
LC - Alliance Latvia's Way - Savieniba Latvijas cels 173420 18.15 21 21
TB/LNNK - Alliance For Homeland and Freedom /LNNK Apvieniba Tevzemei un Brivibai /LNNK 140773 14.73 17 17
TSP - National Harmony Party - Tautas saskanas partija 135700 14.2 16 16
LSDA - Latvian Social-Democratic Alliance - Latvijas Socialdemokratu apvieniba 123056 12.88 14 14
JP - New Party - Jauna partija 70214 7.35 8 8
LZS - Latvian Farmers' Union - Latvijas Zemnieku savieniba; 23732 2.48 0 0
Alliance: DP (Darba partijas; Labour Party); LKDS (Latvijas Kristigi demokratiskas savienibas; Latvian Christian Democratic Union); LZP (Latvijas Zalas partijas; Latvian Green Party) 22018 2.3 0 0
TKL - Popular Movement for Latvia (Zigerist's Party) - Tautas kustiba Latvijai (Zigerista partija) 16647 1.74 0 0
DPS - Democratic Party Master - Demokratiska partija 'Saimnieks' 15410 1.61 0 0
LAP - Lavian Revival Party - Latvijas Atdzimsanas partija 5000 0.52 0 0
NPP - National Progress Party - Nacionala progresa partija 4522 0.47 0 0
LVP - Latvian Unity Party - Latvijas Vienibas partija 4445 0.47 0 0
Social Democratic Public Organization - Socialdemokratiska sieviesu organizacija 3133 0.33 0 0
Popular Movement Freedom - Tautas kopa Briviba 3099 0.32 0 0
LNDP - Latvian National Democratic Party - Lavijas Nacionali demokratiska partija 2927 0.31 0 0
Conservative Party - Konservativa partija 2318 0.24 0 0
Maras zeme 2238 0.23 0 0
Helsinki-86 2088 0.22 0 0
Democratic Party - Demokratu partija 792 0.08 0 0
LNRP - Latvian National Reform Party - Latvijas Nacionala reformu partija 464 0.05 0 0
TOTAL 955581 100 100 100

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